Integrated Medical Alliance Selects Emmi Solutions as Their Shared Decision Making and Self-Management Solution

Monmouth County-based IMA Empowers Patients to Guide Their Own Health Outcomes

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Integrated Medicine Alliance Monmouth County NJ

Integrated Medicine Alliance -- Monmouth County NJ's leader in health and wellness

“Patients should be empowered to make their own healthcare decisions and these programs help them to do so by providing accurate information when and how they want it," said IMA Chief Executive Officer Bill Febus.

Shrewsbury, NJ (PRWEB) April 22, 2014

Integrated Medicine Alliance, Monmouth County’s leader in health and wellness care, has selected Emmi Solutions, a leader in outcomes-driven patient engagement, as their partner to provide programs that enable patients to better understand their medical condition and determine the care pathway that’s right for them.

Emmi Solutions’ suite of web-based, multimedia programs provides reliable, repeatable, actionable information to patients to support clinical conversations between providers and patients. Emmi® programs utilize simple language and compelling visuals to make sense of complex medical information and help patients manage their chronic health conditions. Select programs act as decision aids and are specially designed to support Shared Decision Making by asking about preferences, capturing goals, explaining risks and benefits associated with treatment options. The interactive programs can be shared with family and friends, guiding individuals to have meaningful conversations about treatment with all involved in the process.

“As one of New Jersey’s largest participating practices in patient centered care initiatives, we’re always looking for new ways to revolutionize how we deliver health care with better patient outcomes and greater efficiency in mind,” said IMA Chief Executive Officer Bill Febus. “Patients should be empowered to make their own healthcare decisions and these programs help them to do so by providing accurate information when and how they want it.”

“These types of solutions are essential to Integrated Medicine Alliance as we continue to grow and look to offer our patients exemplary care,” said Dr. Jan Glowacki, a founding partner of Integrated Medicine Alliance. “Emmi Solutions will help support our ongoing efforts to transform primary care here in Monmouth County.”

About Integrated Medicine Alliance

Integrated Medicine Alliance is a medical “group without walls” comprised of three walk-in care centers, seven primary care practices, a physical therapy center, a diagnostic center, a wellness center and more. The company was founded in 1994 in an effort to consolidate administrative services and give providers more time and resources to do what they do best – serve patients. Integrated Medicine Alliance is at the forefront of the Patient Centered Medical Home initiative to provide proactive wellness and preventative care to patients with customized medical plans that suit their needs. For more information visit Integrated Medicine Alliance’s website at imamd.com.

About Emmi Solutions, LLC

Emmi’s proprietary interactive communication methodology delivers actionable health information to patients via multiple modalities – including computers, mobile phones and tablets – at key moments across the continuum of care. Emmi’s ability to connect with patients in language they understand at a time they are ready to learn and through the devices they already use has been demonstrated to help healthcare providers reduce costs, increase revenue and improve outcomes. The patented web-based platform allows providers to track the delivery and consumption of information to measure the clinical and financial impact of patient engagement and meet regulatory guidelines. The platform requires no installation or maintenance and can be used in stand-alone mode or fully integrated into existing systems.